Imperialism In The Nineteenth Century . A significant shift occurred in the second half of the nineteenth century. After 1870 and even more dramatically after 1885, there was a remarkable increase in the European acquisition of colonial territories in the South Pacific, Asia, and Africa. . In 1870
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Imperialism, Colonialism, and Resistance in the Nineteenth Century
Imperialism In The Nineteenth Century
Change and Continuity: Causes of Imperialism
The Legacy of Imperialism
Colonial Nationalist Movement
Before European colonization of Africa in 1880
What conclusion can you make from looking at the political cartoon?
Map of Imperialism in Asia
A Map of Africa (1914), showing the extent of colonization
Boer piquet near Spion Kop, Jan 1900
British dead after the Battle of Spion Kop, 1900
Common advertisement during Imperialism
Here, a group of upper-class British hunters has taken a break from shooting tigers in India. Notice the mingling of British and Indian traditions. The hunters have traveled with their Indian servants on howdahs and elephants. Yet they have stopped for tea (a very British tradition) and are eating Huntley & Palmers Biscuits, a very British product).
A British Merchant's Home in Colonial India
Today, the term is also referred to as “cash crops”. The agricultural products are grown primarily for exporting purposes. Products such as banana, pineapple, coffee or sugar canes are grown to be exported to developed countries’ consumption.
In the image, African slaves toil on a pepper plantation in the East Indies as a dealer samples a peppercorn to see if it is smell or taste is strong enough.
Image of three Chinese immigrants working on the construction of the railroad. Unknown numbers died during construction.
Chinese immigrants worked primarily as labourers and lived largely in the states and territories of the American West
B.G. Tilak (1856-1920). At his own life, Tilak championed the freedom of the press and demanded independence from British rule.
By 1905, Indian Congress committed itself to the goal of Indian self-government.
“The fate of the empire rests upon this one battle, let every man do his utmost."
Admiral Togo addressing the Japanese Fleet 27 May 1905